On Monday this week, Mrs Nugent led KS1 and KS2 in two ‘Rights Respecting School’ assemblies – where the theme of ‘difference’ was considered to recognise the importance of celebrating the wonderful diversity within our school, families and community.read more
We need a School Crossing Patrol in Hi Viz Shining Armour! This is a great opportunity to work with our school and within the local community to keep our kids safe!read more
We had a very exciting assembly last week, as Major Heron visited us to talk to years 3,4,5 and 6 about Armistice Day and what life is like in the army…read more
This term in science, Year 5 have been learning about the Solar System. We decided to set up our own model (using fruit and some toilet paper!) to investigate one of the questions which we came up with – ‘How far away are the planets from the Sun?’read more
Sixteen of our Year 5/6 athletes competed at Thorp Academy on 10th November 2017, in a range of track and field athletics festival events – including hurdles, relays, speed bounce, javelin and more!
We did fabulous and came 3rd overall. Well done to all our athletes!
Sixty teams from Gateshead primary schools were entered into the rugby finals on November 14th 2017 at Blaydon Rugby Club – where our talented players came 5th overall!read more
Please click on the link below for this weeks newsletter 17.11.2017 Newsletter Volume 1 Issue 10 17.11.17read more
This week, Year 3 Rowan took a trip back in time – investigating how pre-historic men (and women!) might have found suitable materials for making weapons!read more
This week in Year 2, we have been investigating the properties of materials – looking at which materials are more / less waterproof. We had great fun carrying out our scientific waterproofing experiment…read more
This week in Year 1, we have been learning about why we wear poppies during a special ‘Remembrance Assembly’ held in our school.read more
Please click on the below link for newsletter 10.11.2017 Newsletter Volume 1 Issue 9 10.11.17read more
This week in Year 2, we have been developing our VIPERS reading skills, focusing on inference. We have been learning how to use different ‘clues’ found in the pictures and words / text of books we read, to ‘work out’ what a character might be feeling, alongside using a drama technique called ‘freeze framing’ to demonstrate how facial expressions / body language can communicate negative / positive emotions to a reader (e.g. joy, boredom, tiredness, anger etc).read more